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Dance Me To The End Of Love

When Leonard Cohen died in November, I mentioned my fondness for his song "Dance Me To The End Of Love", and observed en passant: You can get a sense of the song in the context the author created it in the recording by the Klezmer Conservatory Band, in which Cohen's 1984 album cut is surrounded by rediscovered Mitteleuropean klezmer tunes from the shattered and extinct Jewish communities of the Continent. If you've never heard them, the Klezmer Conservatory Band are a marvelous group. So I ...

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A Se'nnight of Steyn, January 16-22

In case you missed it, here's how the last seven days looked to Mark

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Steyn on America

A New Dawn, A New Don

Obama? I've got nothing to add to what I've said these last eight years. But I'll reprise one of my favorite details from his largely fictitious biography, from page 141 of The [Un]documented Mark Steyn: Courtesy of David Maraniss' new book, we now know that yet another key prop of Barack Obama's identity is false: His Kenyan grandfather was not brutally tortured or even non-brutally detained by his British colonial masters. The composite gram'pa joins an ever-swelling cast of characters from ...

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Pallies on the Potomac

If Trump is Frank Sinatra and Obama is Dean Martin, who's Sammy Davis Jr?

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Tribulations, But No Trials

Two years after the Charlie Hebdo bloodbath, the parlous state of free speech

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Topical Take

Flash Bang

Steyn on a prodigious swinger of Swinging London, and the sad princess he married...

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Mann vs Steyn

Football and Hockey

The Corner post that launched a lawsuit...

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Mark at the Movies

A Celluloid Mount Rushmore

From this weekend's Mark Steyn Show, here's an inaugural edition of Mark at the Movies, in which New York Post film critic Kyle Smith joins Steyn to look back at the Lyman Administration, the Mitchell Administration and the Shepherd Administration. If you don't remember those presidents, click below:

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Steyn's Song of the Week

This Masquerade

For this week's live-music edition of Steyn's Song of the Week, multi-Grammy-winning Cheryl Bentyne of the Manhattan Transfer sings Leon Russell's slinkiest love song:

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Mark at the Movies

Metropolis

From this weekend's Mark Steyn Show, here's another video edition of our Mark at the Movies department, in which Tom Gunning, author of The Films of Fritz Lang, joins Mark to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Lang's futuristic masterpiece, Metropolis:

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